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video cassette recorder

n
(Electronics) a tape recorder for vision and sound signals using magnetic tape in closed plastic cassettes: used for recording and playing back television programmes and films. Often shortened to: video Abbreviation: VCR
Translations
videorekorder
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VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDERS THEY long outlived their Betamax rival but the days of VCRs are now numbered after the last company in the UK still making them said it is ending production.
s a colo CASSET o riv no com VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDERS THEY long outlived their Betamax rival but the days of VCRs are now numbered after the last company in the UK still making them said it is ending production.
The last manufacturer of video cassette recorders will stop production at the end of this month.
Slingbox (starts at $180; apps for Apple, Android and Windows phones and tablets are $15 each, free through on personal computers): Video cassette recorders and digital video recorders give us the gift of time shifting.
As part of a possible second phase of amendments to take place after 30 June 2014, the consultation is also seeking views on whether there is benefit in extending the scope of the scheme to cover similar electronic products, such as home entertainment equipment including video cassette recorders, DVD players, set top boxes, video game consoles and stereo equipment; refining the calculation of the total 'waste arising' and further refining product codes and conversion factors.
Even in this digital age, there are still millions of homes that have kept and still regularly use their old video cassette recorders and record players.
Besides, television sets, video cassette recorders, radio sets and other electronic appliances were also seized which were under the use of the prisoners.
That compares to 18 years for personal computers and color TV, 15 years for cell phones and 14 years for video cassette recorders.
To take one example: Video cassette recorders became widely available only in the early 1980s, but they quickly revolutionized how we related not only to film and television but to other forms of art.
By 1990 more than 200 million video cassette recorders were being sold each year worldwide.
Orion Electric (UK) Ltd is one of Europe's leading manufacturers of colour televisions, DVD players and video cassette recorders.
The BD-R1000 maintains high picture and sound quality by directly recording digital signals avoiding the degradation of picture clarity inevitable in recording high-definition video content with existing video cassette recorders and DVD recorders because they convert digital signals into analog signals.